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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Small Heath

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Small Heath even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I want to buy a shop in Small Heath with a loan from Alliance & Leicester ?

Our comparison service is mainly utilised to get a quote from domestic conveyancing solicitors in Small Heath but we have recorded at the end of this page a selection of Small Heath commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the company directly to check if they can also act for Alliance & Leicester

I require expedited conveyancing in Small Heath as I am faced with pressure to sign on the dotted line inside 4 weeks. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a cash buyer you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no lawyer would advise that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Small Heath the following are instances of issues that can be revealed and adversely impact future mortgageability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Small Heath is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Small Heath are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Small Heath you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Small Heath may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

What does commercial conveyancing in Small Heath cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Small Heath covers a wide range of services, given by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only 68 years unexpired on my flat in Small Heath. I need to extend my lease but my landlord is absent. What are my options?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you have made all reasonable attempts to find the lessor. In some cases an enquiry agent would be helpful to try and locate and to produce an expert document to be used as proof that the landlord is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a property lawyer in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Small Heath.

Small Heath Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask before Purchasing

    This question is important as a) areas may result in problems for the building as the communal areas may start to deteriorate where services are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the managing agents you will want to know about it Many Small Heath leasehold apartments will have a service bill for the upkeep of the building invoiced on behalf of the landlord. Where you buy the property you will have to pay this contribution, usually in instalments during the year. This could differ from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for large purpose-built blocks. There will also be a rentcharge to be met annual, this is usually not a large sum, say around £50-£100 but you should to check as sometimes it can be many hundreds of pounds. Please note that where the lease has less than eighty years it will impact the value of the flat. It is worth checking with your bank that they are content with residual term of the lease. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will almost definitely need a lease extension at some point and it is worth finding out how much this will be. Remember, in most cases you will be required to have been the owner of the residence for a couple of years before you are entitled to carry out a lease extension.

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